Skyscraper™ Senecio

Senecio ficoides 'Mount Everest' PP22188

Like Blue Chalksticks, on steroids. Senecio Skyscraper is a strong, upright grower, reaching 2-3' in one growing season. No staking or support neccesary. Fabulous new structural component for succulent gardens.

Bloom/Feature

Upright succulent; thick, fleshy, blue-green foliage.

Plant Type

New IntroductionsPerennials

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

10, 11

Zone Detail

Hardy to 30 to 40°F

Key Features

Cut Flowers, Deer Resistant, Disease / Pest Resistance, Drought Tolerance, Easy Care, Heat Tolerance, Returns Year After Year, Upright Habit, Water-wise, Wet Areas, Winter / Fall Foliage Color, Year-Round Interest

Flowering Season

None

Use

Accent, Border, Coastal, Container, Cut Flowers, Firescaping, Rock Gardens, Slope

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Low

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Moderate Feeder

Dimensions

2–3' H x 18" W

Pruning

Shape as needed

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants